What manufacturers are still out there for glass hulls

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What manufacturers are still out there for glass hulls

Post by dilligas » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:15 pm

I would like to build a 4.3 dd for fishing with a 50 shot for that little extra push when needed, hull type ? whos still building in florida ?
any info would be appreciated.

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Post by kwanjangnihm » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:02 pm

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Predator
Ricochet
Woods & Water
Jimmy White
Marty Bray

use the search function top right hand of screen to find contact info for each! :salute:
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Post by dilligas » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:28 am

Thanks for the help ..... this looks to be a good Forum

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Post by timmmyy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:35 am

Two more for the list ,Outlaw airboat in Vero and Chuck Hawk in Okeechobee .
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Post by kwanjangnihm » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:58 am

Cottonmouth as well
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Post by Deano » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:59 am

While I admit to being a little prejudiced, I am likely not the only one
thinking that list would be best researched/considered in reverse order.

Not meaning to poke at any given manufacturer atop that list,
but rather share my own preference for the couple at the bottom.

While I don't know that they are still being made, another worthy of
consideration (imho) would be a Big-O, if that does in fact, remain an option.
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Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:23 pm

What Deano said!

Two hulls to chose from now also with Marty Bray putting the wide and standard boats out.

What company has the new Freedom Craft mold ?

There are also the Bailey Hulls which are a sort of hybrid of a Lazer and Kennedy. Ron builds a fairly versatile boat that most of the guys up my way run.

Of all the boats Bray really makes a nice product for the money.

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Post by Andy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:29 pm

Guy there in Cross City was building the Freedom Craft. If I remember he had changed the name. Here's the # 352-210-2378

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Post by kwanjangnihm » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:51 pm

4.3 DD info from SA threads - good stuff :salute: (grab a large caffeinated beverage) :toothy7:

https://www.google.com/search?q=4.3+dir ... e&ie=UTF-8
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Post by One Eyed Gator » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:29 am

I would certainly take a look a Woods and Waters (Paul Jackson ) Havik Hull. He build a great light boat. I have also seen that Outlaw is doing vacuum infusion.

Can never go wrong with a Marty Bray or Jimmy White.

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Post by unforgiven11B » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:22 am

I’ve only met one person that likes the Outlaw hull that has one the other 4-5 people swear they won’t ever buy another one. Hell got a guy in my AO has one brand spanking new won’t run worth a crap. Looks nice but the dang thing is flimsy as all get out. Nothing against Outlaw I don’t personally have any dealings with them just the guys I’ve talked to have had one issue after another

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Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:46 am

Thanks for the input Andy I had seen somewhere they were back making that style. Have you ever seen a Bailey hull?

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Post by One Eyed Gator » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:14 pm

Can not say about the quality or ride but there are a lot of big name boat and yacht manufactures using vacuum infusion.

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Re: What manufacturers are still out there for glass hulls

Post by Prototype » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:58 pm

That's a tough question for that in DD! Maybe someone else that runs it in DD can add to this?
I run a very well built one with a 268 on a jw hull but it compares to a weak stroker.
Best is ask who is running that in dd, but I sure would avoid a thick hull if that's your motor choice and being DD for the duration!
It's a water boat for sure and might compare with a 35 mud devil on a good day!

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Re: What manufacturers are still out there for glass hulls

Post by dave1971 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:09 am

Danny Emmons of Navigator Airboats is in Fellsmere. Wicked Hull's!! Saw Grass Welding is the name of his shop!

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